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GPS a map to aerospace revenue streams

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Global positioning satellites kept the aerospace industry — and Colorado Springs companies — aloft in 2010. The aerospace economy grew 7.7 percent in 2010, reaching a record total of $276.5 billion, and the industry as a whole has grown 48 percent since 2005, thanks in large part to the boom in GPS products. Nowhere is… Continue Reading GPS a map to aerospace revenue streams

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The leader of the Air Force Space Command says unmanned aircraft that can be controlled from the United States but carry out missions around the world show the future direction of warfare. Gen. William Shelton said Monday that remotely piloted aircraft and other capabilities in the cyber domain will be essential to the U.S. military.… Continue Reading Space Symposium: Cyber is battleground of the future

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US cyber commanders gather at Space Symposium

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High-ranking commanders in the U.S. military’s cyber operations are discussing the nation’s preparations to defend its sensitive computer networks from attack. Gen. William Shelton, head of the Air Force Space Command, is among the leadership scheduled to speak today at the Space Foundation’s cyber convention in Colorado Springs. Also scheduled to speak is retired Marine… Continue Reading US cyber commanders gather at Space Symposium

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Behind the scenes at the symposium that’s about to swallow The Broadmoor Two years ago, a fire in one of the outdoor display tents nearly derailed the largest non-sporting event in Colorado Springs, the annual Space Symposium. Last year, a high-tech robot snarfed up most of The Broadmoor’s Wi-Fi bandwidth, slowing down the computers and… Continue Reading Making space for the Space Symposium

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Government and industry are going to have to work together to combat the cyber threat – and there’s no time to waste since the threat is growing daily. Military leaders and industry representatives all said the same thing: the United States is late to cyber war, and has significant enemies willing to exploit that. Michael… Continue Reading Fighting cyber war will take collaboration from government, industry

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NASA budget leads to jobs worries

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Jobs – that was the main issue debated about NASA’s 2011 budget request and new direction. Where would they be created? When? What happens to the people who will lose their jobs when they end Constellation program? The answer: there is opportunity in the new budget, but the opportunity might require new training and relocation… Continue Reading NASA budget leads to jobs worries

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Wall Street investors are eyeing space companies favorably as the sector proved to be recession-proof during the past two years. Increased demand is one reason for continued improved performance, said Chris Quilty of Raymond James and Associates. “We’re seeing increased consumer demand – smart phones, broadband Internet and high-definition television,” he said, “and that doesn’t… Continue Reading Space industry could see boost from Wall Street

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Cyberspace: 21st century warfare

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It took a while for the United States to realize it needed to be involved in a different kind of war – a war that focuses on bits and bytes instead of boots and bombs. Cyber warfare is the next big push for the nation’s war fighters, and the country is behind in developing ways… Continue Reading Cyberspace: 21st century warfare

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Space tourism stoking interest in summit

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The 26th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor starts today, and the idea of space tourism is drawing added attention to the weeklong summit that’s expected to host 9,000 space professionals from around the world. Continue Reading Space tourism stoking interest in summit

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2010 Space Symposium agenda

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Monday, April 12, 2010 7:30 AM Cyber 1.0 Cyber 1.0 is a new addition to the 26th National Space Symposium being conducted by the Space Foundation. It will feature presentations and interactive demos aimed at clarifying Air Force Space Command’s newly acquired cyberspace mission.  This event is SOLD OUT. Location: Rocky Mountain Ballroom – Broadmoor… Continue Reading 2010 Space Symposium agenda

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